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Feds Approve New Rules In Wake Of MF Global, Peregrine Scandals

Reuters | Posted 09.12.2012 | Business

* "Corzine rule" requires top execs to approve withdrawals * Brokers must notify regulators before large withdrawals * M...

Woman Sentenced To Death For Investor Scam

Reuters | Posted 06.06.2012 | Money

BEIJING, April 6 (Reuters) - A 30-year-old Chinese woman was sentenced to death by a court in Wenzhou for "cheating" investors of 100.11 million yua...

Hollywood's Big Wall Street Smackdown

Mother Jones | Nick Baumann | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

It was a Hollywood happy ending -- for Hollywood, that is. For weeks, big movie studios have been fighting an effort by two financial firms to laun...

Hollywood Snubs Proposed Betting On Ticket Sales (POLL)

AP | RYAN NAKASHIMA | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles

LOS ANGELES — (AP) Think you're better than Hollywood at gauging whether an upcoming flick will be a box office bomb or a sleeper hit? You'd get...

Back to the Futures

Bill Swadley | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles
Bill Swadley

The Commodity Futures Trading Commission might approve the creation of a futures market that would deal in movie box office receipts. I say, let 'em try!